The Gift and the Giver

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia ) We walked to the car, and our daughter saw the gifts wrapped and stacked inside. “Wow!” She exclaimed, her eyes wide in wonder. Over the next week, she unwrapped her gifts and read her cards, remembering the names of friends who had celebrated her … More The Gift and the Giver

A Real Rejoicing

What happens when people rejoice together? It is one thing to congratulate and to wish somebody well, but to wholly rejoice with one another is an incredible blessing. [Romans 12] speaks about having a genuine and brotherly love for one another. Verses 12-15 say: ” Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. … More A Real Rejoicing

When God Fights

Have you ever wondered what it looks like when God fights? We pray, we ask Him for things as our Heavenly Father, we cry out “Lord, let Your kingdom come”, but are we ready for His answer? The book of Joshua is a book of battle. The Israelites are defeating nations and claiming land, whole … More When God Fights

The Pursuit

Sometimes God has to catch my attention. I am running towards His kingdom – that “one thing”, that one hope, that one great desire found in the beauty of His face. Yet in my running, I get tired, distracted, busy and in some seasons, forgetful of the reason for my running. I am living “Martha”, … More The Pursuit